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    • Cortinarius caperatus
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    • Gypsy Mushroom

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What

Gypsy Mushroom (Cortinarius caperatus) Cortinarius caperatus

Observer

aswan

Date

October 22, 2013 12:38 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Gypsy Mushroom Cortinarius caperatus

Observer

samly7390

Date

March 7, 2013

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Square

What

Gypsy mushroom Cortinarius caperatus

Observer

mmhalbur

Date

December 4, 2012 02:52 PM PST

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What

Gypsy mushroom Cortinarius caperatus

Observer

mmhalbur

Date

December 4, 2012 02:51 PM PST

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Gypsy Mushroom (Cortinarius caperatus) Cortinarius caperatus

Observer

lindynik

Date

December 4, 2012 02:51 PM PST

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Square

What

Gypsy mushroom Cortinarius caperatus

Observer

funkewoman

Date

December 4, 2012 02:47 PM PST

Description

Wrinkly top, no death cup, eight inches across, found under the oaks.

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Description from Wikipedia

Cortinarius caperatus, commonly known as the gypsy mushroom, is a highly esteemed edible mushroom of the genus Cortinarius found in northern regions of Europe and North America. It was known as Rozites caperata for many years, before genetic studies revealed it lay within the large genus Cortinarius. The ochre-coloured fruiting bodies appear in autumn in coniferous and beech woods, as well as heathlands in late summer and autumn. The gills are free and clay-coloured and the...

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